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RamBikes technicians perform free bike maintenance checks on the Compass near Shafer Street. For more information, contact Jonsette Calloway at rambikes@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2453 or visit http://bikes.vcu.edu.

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) holds a "RADical Listening: Community Conversations with the ICA" session in the Larrick Student Center, Jackson Ward Rooms A-B, to hear participant's hopes and dreams for what the ICA can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond. Attendees will receive free ICA swag, cookies and coffee. R.S.V.P. by visiting the website below. For more information, contact Alexandra Crawford at arcrawford@vcu.edu or (804) 837-5556 or visit https://ica.vcu.edu/about/radical/.

The Division of Student Affairs and TRIO Student Support Services host "Fun, Free and Low Cost Stuff to Do at VCU," a fun and interactive session with prizes presented by Student Affairs professionals who are "in the know" about all of the activities at VCU, in the University Student Commons, Virginia Room B. Attendees will leave with great ideas about what to do to get re-energized and broaden life outside of the classroom. For more information, contact Jonathan Dodd at doddjd@vcu.edu.

The Bipartisan Patriots presents "The Trump Presidency and Snoop Dogg," an open discussion forum on the politics surrounding the Trump presidency, in the Larrick Student Center, Jackson Ward Conference Room. Objective facts about the Trump presidency will be presented and attendees will be invited to join in and discuss. The Bipartisan Patriots student organization is nonpartisan and students of both liberal and conservative perspectives are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Mosi Jones at jonesmj6@vcu.edu.

The Department of History holds its semi-annual course fair at 811 S. Cathedral Place. This "open house-style" event showcases sample syllabi for all history courses offered during summer and fall 2017. Students can receive on-the-spot advising and learn about student organizations, internships, study-abroad and scholarships. All are welcome, especially students interested in the major, minor or graduate program. For more information, contact Debbi Price at pricedl3@vcu.edu or visit http://history.vcu.edu/undergraduate-program/advising/.

This week

The Society of Professional Journalists and Muslim Students Association host a screening of "Tickling Giants" in the University Student Commons Theater. For more information, contact Jasmin Adous at adousja@vcu.edu.

Coming up

Work/Life holds a Summer Camp Fair in the University Student Commons, Virginia Room A, for attendees to explore options to keep vacationing children happy, active and creative this summer. Attendees will be able to talk with representatives from VCU's most popular camps. For more information, contact Debbie Fitzgerald at dmfitzge@vcu.edu or visit http://www.hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/worklife/.

The Division for Inclusive Excellence presents an immigration and race symposium in the Academic Learning Commons, Room 1102, featuring scholars discussing the opportunities and challenges that immigrants to the U.S. face within the context of racial relationships. The event will provide a space for informed and respectful conversation on topics such as immigration policy, DACA, the ethics of immigration regulations and historical perspectives on immigration. For more information, contact Anita Nadal at nadalaa@vcu.edu.

The Robertson School of Media and Culture presents "Global Health and Social Media," an intensive special topics seminar conducted asynchronously online through Thursday, June 22. By enrolling through the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education, community participants will explore the theory and practice of social media campaigns for global health issues, alongside VCU undergraduate students. Work is done on the participants' schedules to meet assigned deadlines. The cost is $99. Additional fee for CEUs. For more information, contact Jennifer Sisane at jsisane@vcu.edu or (804) 827-1923 or visit http://ocpe.vcu.edu/.

Notices

Transit Impacts for Monument 10K: March 30-April 1

This weekend's Monument 10K race will create disruptions to RamRide and RamSafe transit operations beginning Thursday morning, March 30, through Saturday evening, April 1. For more information, contact Craig Willingham at ramride@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7275 or visit http://ow.ly/orpZ30a4tz5.

RamRide/RamSafe Guest Passes

RamRide and RamSafe guest passes are available for download online for all VCU faculty, staff and students. All guests of RamRide/RamSafe passengers must present a guest pass to the driver upon boarding. Guest passes can be downloaded for free at go.vcu.edu/ramsafe For more information, contact Lou Ann Jones at ramsafe@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7275 or visit http://go.vcu.edu/RamSafe.

Intercultural Festival Seeks Volunteers for ICF Day

The Intercultural Festival seeks volunteers for ICF Day on Saturday, April 8, from 1-6 p.m. at Floyd Ave. and the Compass. Volunteers will receive free $15 food vouchers and free T-shirts. To volunteer, email icf.volunteer@gmail.com For more information, contact Alisha Losinno at losinnoae@vcu.edu.

National Public Health Week

The Department of Family Medicine and Population Health and the Public Health Student Association invite the VCU community to participate in National Public Health Week, April 3-9. A seminar series features presentations by the Virginia Commissioner of Health, researchers in health equity and childhood obesity, and Richmond City Health District professionals. A 10-day walk challenge and yoga class round out the events, all occur at One Capitol Square, 6th Floor, Room 644. For more information, contact Shana Ryman at sryman@vcu.edu or visit http://familymedicine.vcu.edu/epidemiology/national-public-health-week/.

Policy Open for Public Comment: Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities

The Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities policy is now open for university comment through Friday, April 7. The policy has been revised to include a grievance procedure for student complaints regarding accommodation or accessibility. The draft policy can be found at https://policy.vcu.edu/policies-open-for-public-comment For more information, contact Paula McMahon at adaservices@vcu.edu or visit https://policy.vcu.edu/policies-open-for-public-comment.

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